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Great question. Family Voices United, a collaborative project with the Children’s Trust Fund Alliance, Generations United, FosterClub and Casey Family Programs presented this question to young people, birth parents and...

Family relationships
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Today’s celebration and recognition of Indigenous Peoples comes at a time when we are understanding that Native American people and people of color have long fought for justice and equity...

Family relationships
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Entering foster care at the age of five, Jamerika experienced a wide spectrum of foster experiences: foster care, kinship care, respite, foster-to-adopt and group homes. “When I was 18, I...

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Written by Aleks Talsky, Member of the ACF All-In Youth Engagement Team Policymakers, agencies, and professionals continue to expand and develop best practices around achieving permanency for young people served...

Adoption
Family relationships
Permanence
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Today, the All-In Youth Engagement Team released it's recommendations on Improving Permanency and Well-Being. These recommendations come from three roundtable discussions were held with the Youth Engagement Team and ACF...

Adoption
Family relationships
Permanence
Well-being
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On February 28th, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on...

Family relationships
Health care
LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Psychotropic medications
Rights in foster care
Sex trafficking
Well-being
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Part of the DC Comic universe, Shazam!’s main character, Billy Batson, is a foster kid. What this movie gets right is a nuanced portrayal of all the ins and outs...

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The most important thing in my life is my family. I spent over 2 years in care before being adopted two weeks before my 18th birthday. The whole time I...

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FosterClub Young Leaders, Eric Warner, and Joseph DeBiew joined Edwin Daye, a Member of the Birth Parent National Network, in a meeting with 4 Congressional offices and federal stakeholders -...

Entering foster care
Family relationships
Mental health
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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In October, two Council members lead a webinar entitled “Improving Policies and Services to Support Successful Reunification.” Within the webinar, members shared results and key learnings from the Council’s Spring...

Family relationships
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